Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - 7-4 Division Properties of Exponents - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 443: 35



Work Step by Step

When a fraction is raised to a power, we distribute the power to everything in the numerator and denominator of the fraction. Thus, we obtain: $(3x/y)^{4}=(3^{4}x^{4}/y^{4}=81x^{4}/y^{4}$
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